J. Robert Flier (pronounced Fleer) is a retired minister who now works for a mortuary. He lives in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, a suburb of Denver, with his wife, Janet. His source for story ideas is daydreams. He's had one piece of flash fiction, “The Haunt,” published in the Spring 2009 issue of Golden Visions Magazine. Bob is a member of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association. It Came From the Swamp is his first novel.